Student Worker Para Professional Senior

Minnesota Department of Health
September 22, 2022
St. Paul, MN
Job Type


Job Details

Job Class: Student Worker Para Professional Senior

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted : 09/22/2022
  • Closing Date : 10/05/2022
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Health Department / Health-AFSCME
  • Division/Unit: Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention & Control (IDEPC) Division / Hepatitis Staff
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Rotating / 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Days of Work: Variable / Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required : No
  • Salary Range: $17.31 - $21.10/hourly; $36,143 - $44,056/annually
  • Classified Status : Unclassified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 207 - Technical/AFSCME
  • Work Area: Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention & Control (IDEPC) Division
  • End Date: 09/30/2024
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: No

Job Summary

This position is responsible for assisting with statewide viral hepatitis surveillance activities including data collection, data entry and data summaries. This position will primarily support the work of the Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program. This position supports the general functions of the Hepatitis Unit within the Cross-Cutting Epidemiology, Programs, and Partnerships section.

This position will have the option of teleworking; however, it will be based on the business needs of the unit and is at supervisory discretion.


Minimum Qualifications

Completion of two years of post-secondary education

Student Worker Eligibility: To be eligible for appointment as a Student Worker Paraprofessional Senior you must be enrolled in a post-secondary or graduate program or plan to enroll within three months. Students may be "off" for the summer or for one semester/quarter and remain employed as a student worker, but such absences cannot exceed one semester/quarter in a year. If you are enrolled at a credit-granting institution you must carry at least six semester/nine quarter credits. If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, you must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Any lesser credit (class) load will be treated as a semester/quarter off. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation. You will be asked to complete an Educational Verification form prior to appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Currently enrolled in a graduate public health program or a related field

Ability to make a 1-2 year commitment

Data entry experience

Data management experience

Microsoft Office Suite Experience

Statistical Analysis Software experience (SAS, R, STATA, SQL)

Additional Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check

Application Details

Why Work For Us

Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction

How to Apply

Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 .

For additional information about the application process, go to .


If you have questions about the position, contact Courtney Sutliff at

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Health ADA Coordinator at


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . Please indicate what assistance you need.

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